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RM689   Tennantite with quartz

Tsumeb mine (Tsumcorp), Tsumeb, Otjikoto, Namibia

A very rich tennantite specimen from the collector and dealer Luis "Louie" Antonio Bravi Teixeira Leite (1942-1999). It is formed by several interpenetrated tetrahedrons with good luster and defined faces and edges. Good sample to enjoy crystallography. A classic from a former collection.

Size: 8,3 x 6,0 x 5,0 cm.
Main crystal: 22 x 20 mm.
Found in ca. 1980's.

Ex-coll. Luis Leite.